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Author Topic: Newcastle AGS/SRGC Show at Ponteland 6th October 2018  (Read 1395 times)

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Re: Newcastle AGS/SRGC Show at Ponteland 6th October 2018
« Reply #45 on: October 07, 2018, 04:57:06 PM »
Pleased to say nearing the end.
An interesting gentian from Alan Newton in 87
Gentiana rhodantha
Raoulia eximia shown by me in 88, grown from seed obtained via Ian Christie and is the only survivor from 5 germinated. It is only small, I only took it because I might not survive the winter but quite a few folk were pleased to see it.
All in all it was a decent show with a nice balance to flower power and foliage, there seemed to be a good many visitors through the door, and yes Maggi the food was good with plenty of variety to choose from as us old folk can be a bit picky!!.

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Re: Newcastle AGS/SRGC Show at Ponteland 6th October 2018
« Reply #46 on: October 07, 2018, 07:40:55 PM »
North Coast 500  is   a route around  some of the  attractive northern roads - being  marketed as a tourist attraction in Scotland  which is proving quite popular. Visit Scotland call it  "Scotland's Route 66 "

Read more :
https://www.northcoast500.com/

 https://www.visitscotland.com/see-do/tours/driving-road-trips/north-coast-500/

Thanks for that Maggi, at least we've done our bit for Visit Scotland, will the tenner be in the post? ;D
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Re: Newcastle AGS/SRGC Show at Ponteland 6th October 2018
« Reply #47 on: October 07, 2018, 08:09:29 PM »
If only, David!

I'm diverted by another project which I think may be a good earner ... having a busy evening working out how to liquidise a bacon butty, bearing in mind the  aging  visitors to the shows........  ::)
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Re: Newcastle AGS/SRGC Show at Ponteland 6th October 2018
« Reply #48 on: October 08, 2018, 09:35:00 AM »
The bacon butty specials must be a North east thing.  They included a slice of black pudding.  Worth going to the show for.

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Re: Newcastle AGS/SRGC Show at Ponteland 6th October 2018
« Reply #49 on: October 08, 2018, 10:06:28 AM »
I'm diverted by another project which I think may be a good earner ... having a busy evening working out how to liquidise a bacon butty, bearing in mind the  aging  visitors to the shows........  ::)

Odd really I've been considering marketing a line of stainless steel teeth ;)
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Re: Newcastle AGS/SRGC Show at Ponteland 6th October 2018
« Reply #50 on: October 08, 2018, 11:25:47 AM »
Would you believe it, the pub we have lunched at for years had stopped doing food.  Ian Kidman who has local knowledge directed us the wonderful Fish and Chip shop on the precinct where we enjoyed a lovely Al Fresco meal.
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Re: Newcastle AGS/SRGC Show at Ponteland 6th October 2018
« Reply #51 on: October 12, 2018, 03:59:15 PM »
Sandy Leven's Ponteland Show Report  :

http://files.srgc.net/Showreports/Ponteland-show-2018.pdf

 Thank you, Sandy!
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